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Treatments for Type 1 Diabetes

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Type 1 diabetes is a chronic disease that currently has no cure. However, it can be managed with proper treatment and care. The goal of diabetes treatment is to maintain blood glucose levels before and after meals within a healthy range. By doing so, you will feel better on a daily basis and will help prevent or delay the complications of diabetes. Talk to your doctor about what a healthy blood glucose range is for you.

The main components of treatment are:

  • Insulin (and possibly pramlintide)
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Diet
  • Exercise
  • Glucagon for emergency management of hypoglycemia

Treatment may include the following:

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References:

Causes of diabetes. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases website. Available at:
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Accessed December 31, 2012.
Diabetes mellitus type 1. Available at: EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.... Updated August 29, 2016. Accessed October 5, 2016.
Type 1 diabetes. American Diabetes Association website. Available at:
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Accessed December 31, 2012.
Last reviewed September 2016 by Kim Carmichael, MD, FACP
Last Updated: 9/17/2014

 

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